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Nov 6, 2013 8:30am EST
find a new scientific technology, we get all excited about it, we think it will answer problems for us. we start to implement it, and we hurt people. i want us to have the ethical wisdom right now to not rush to judgment about neuroscience. >> reporter: raine has been studying the connection between the brain and violence in children and adults for 35 years. he says his research shows that the brains of psychopaths have a deficiency in the part that governs feelings of remorse and empathy for the victims. >> what we see in psychopaths who are very fearless individuals and who create a lot of harm to society is that they have a reduction in a part of the brain called the amygdala, the part of the brain that's very much involved in moral decision-making, in empathy, in conscience, feeling remorse, feeling guilt, which is one of the reasons they do such terrible things. >> you'll be shown a series of scenarios. you should immediately respond to the question by pressing the yes or no button. >> you take normal people. and if you give them a moral dilemma like would you kill one person to s
Nov 10, 2013 8:30am EST
called the american dream. the dream has been for so many of us, that life would be better for our children. my dad was a factory worker, sent his three kids to state universities. we all went forward never to look back. >> what do you think about the american dream. >> it's a nightmare, a distraction, dream, fantasy. it's not realistic. >> it's not realistic, she says, because jobs are hard to find. good ones, almost impossible. >> we watched our parents get successful jobs. we watched our parents be able to maintain a life in line with the house and picket fence. now it's our time to do this and it's not materializing. the cost of things have risen but wages have stayed the same. fulltime jobs have diminished. >> it's stunning to see the charts, but it's even more stunning to see the faces of people who have been left behind. >> john car has devoted his career to making the dream a reality for all americans, including the poor. he's a director of the initiative on catholic social thought and public life at georgetown university. >> who talks about the poor? every year the census
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